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2018-05-31 Scheduled System Maintenance (PO.DAAC LAS, SOTO and MCC) Please be informed that the following PO.DAAC public services may experience intermittent downtime during the scheduled upgrade window on 6/4/2018 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST. Service Impacted: Live Access Server (LAS) (L3 Subsetter):...
2021-08-09 Sea level projections from the IPCC 6th Assessment Report (AR6) IPCC 6th Assessment Sea Level Projects Visualization The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC was created to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change, its...
2020-11-19 Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Expected to Launch November 21 NASA is targeting Saturday, 21 November 2020 for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical satellites to head into Earth orbit five years apart to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade. The Sentinel-6/Jason-CS mission is part of...
2023-07-26 Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Reprocessing Updates F08 completed and will be released on July 31, 2023 The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the July 31 release of reprocessed Level 1A (L1A), Level 1B (L1B), and Level 2 (L2) altimetry data from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich/Jason CS radar altimeter mission. This mission aims to provide high-precision measurements of global sea-level that build upon...
2022-08-01 Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Reprocessing Updates: Version 2 Completed, Version F Retired Reprocessed L1A, L1B and L2 altimetry data from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich/Jason CS radar altimeter mission were released through the PO.DAAC for the first time on July 28th, 2022. The new releases include Non-Time Critical (NTC) data reprocessed with the latest Sentinel-6 processing baseline...
2020-12-02 Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite Now in Orbit The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the first of two identical spacecraft, was successfully launched into Earth orbit on Saturday, 21 November 2020 to continue sea level observations for at least the next decade. You can read more about the launch and the mission...
2021-06-22 Sentinel-6A Michael Freilich Altimetry Low Resolution NRT/STC Datasets Release NASA's Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is pleased to announce the initial release of datasets from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich/Jason CS radar altimeter mission, which aims to provide high-precision measurements of global sea-level that build upon the extensive...
2022-08-26 SMAP in Safe Mode The NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory has entered a safe-mode starting from August 8, 2022 in order to maintain its essential functions but stops science data acquisition. The Project team is investigating the cause of the anomaly and actively working on resuming operations to...
2018-04-25 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) V2.0 70km Dataset from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of updated version 2.0 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) data from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) at a spatial resolution of 70km.   As is the case for the 40-km resolution product, the 70-km product is resampled...
2018-11-05 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) V3.0 Dataset from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the version 3.0 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) data from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS).  Several enhancements over the previous release are implemented including: Use of Version 4 L1B SMAP RFI filtered...
2015-05-11 SPURS-1 FIELD CAMPAIGN DATASETS RELEASED The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the SPURS-1 field campaign data. The SPURS (Salinity Processes in the Upper Ocean Regional Study) project is a series of science process studies and associated oceanographic field campaigns that, in conjunction with the Aquarius/SAC-D and SMOS...
2019-04-09 SPURS-2 Field Campaign Datasets Released The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of data from the NASA SPURS-2 field campaign. This initial release includes the first seven of what will ultimately be a total of twenty eight in-situ datasets produced during SPURS-2 that will be archived/distributed by the PO.DAAC. Datasets...
2019-10-04 Successful ocean-monitoring satellite mission ends The Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM), the third in a U.S.-European series of satellite missions designed to measure sea surface height, successfully ended its science mission on Oct. 1. NASA and its mission partners made the decision to end the mission after detecting deterioration...
2020-10-07 Suomi-NPP VIIRS SST Outage On September 24, Suomi-NPP performed an "Inclination Adjust Maneuver" (https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/icvs/SNPP_Anomalies.php). During the maneuver, the NOAA ACSPO VIIRS SST products from NPP were negatively affected and...
2022-12-08 Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Expected to Launch December 15th Mark your calendars! Thursday, December 15th is the targeted date for launch of the SWOT satellite from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 3:46 AM PST. Live launch coverage can be seen on NASA’s website: https://www.nasa.gov/live For more information about the...
2021-07-27 Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission sample L2 data products The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission sample L2 data products and the associated documents for both oceanography and hydrology. These sample data products have been provided by the SWOT project and generated by the Centre National d...
2022-06-09 SWOT 2019-2020 Prelaunch Oceanography Field Campaign Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the datasets from the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) 2019-2020 Prelaunch Oceanography Field Campaign. The campaign was designed to test the performance of several in-situ instruments/platforms in meeting the SWOT Sea Surface Height (SSH)...
2017-10-20 SWOT Applications User Survey SWOT will provide high spatial resolution sea surface heights and water height measurements of large rivers and lakes. This survey is designed to help quantify user requirements on the SWOT data distribution and archive system hosted by JPL through PO.DAAC in support of science and applications...
2023-12-01 SWOT KaRIn Beta Pre-Validated Data Products The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of “Beta Pre-Validated” Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Ka-band Radar Interferometer (KaRIn) Science Data Products. The primary purpose of this release is to familiarize users with science data products from in- flight KaRIn data. This...
2023-06-28 SWOT Level 2 Nadir Altimeter and Advanced Microwave Radiometer Datasets Release The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of Level 2 science data products from the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission, which launched in December 2022. SWOT is a joint mission between NASA and CNES that aims to measure ocean surface topography with unprecedented...

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